February 22, 2017


Comet Basketball Teams Take Aim at ASC Titles

Comets logoFeb. 22, 2017The UT Dallas men’s and women’s basketball teams hope to continue their recent winning ways as they begin postseason play in the American Southwest Conference tournaments this week. read more

Young Scholars Match Wits at Academic Bowl

 African American Male Academic BowlFeb. 22, 2017Forty-two teams of Dallas-Fort Worth area students in grades 4 to 8 comprised the largest field to date for the ninth annual event, which tests their knowledge of math, science, and African-American history and culture. read more

Postwar Policies Fueled Prosperity Decades Later

Dr. Victor ValcarcelFeb. 21, 2017UT Dallas research contends that policies from the 1950s laid the foundation for low inflation and steady growth that the United States and seven other developed nations experienced from the mid-1980s until the recession of 2007. read more

New Program Fills Need for Managing Financial Risk

Dr. Robert KieschnickFeb. 21, 2017A new degree program — a Master of Science in Financial Engineering and Risk Management — is designed to help graduates assess, manage and mitigate risk for a variety of employers. read more

Almost 1,500 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List

University of Texas at Dallas logoFeb. 20, 2017Last semester, 1,494 undergraduates made the dean’s list. It honors students who completed at least 12 credit hours during the semester with a GPA among the top 10 percent of all students within their respective schools. read more

Gist Reasoning Test May Be Better Than Others

Dr. Asha VasFeb. 17, 2017New research from the Center for BrainHealth finds that a gist reasoning test, developed at the center, is more sensitive than other traditional tests at identifying certain cognitive deficits. read more

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